Takeover that keeps vital air ambulances flying is put together by Bristol professional advisers

February 15, 2024
Takeover that keeps vital air ambulances flying is put together by Bristol professional advisers

The Bristol offices of international law firm Osborne Clarke and accountants FRP Advisory have teamed up to secure a deal that keeps critical air ambulances operating across a large part of southern England. The team from Osborne Clarke advised Specialist Aviation Services Limited (SAS), and its joint administrators from...

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Remodelled 1960s flagship office block snapped up by global investment firm for £36.5m

February 15, 2024
Remodelled 1960s flagship office block snapped up by global investment firm for £36.5m

A landmark Bristol office building that is home to some of the city’s fastest-growing tech, life science and education businesses, has been sold for £36.5m. Programme, pictured, the 174,387 sq ft office building on All Saints Street, has been extensively redesigned and refurbished since being developed in the 1960s....

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TLT’s commitment to tackling its environmental impact earns recognition from global group

February 15, 2024
TLT’s commitment to tackling its environmental impact earns recognition from global group

The organisation behind the world’s leading environmental disclosure platform has praised Bristol-headquartered national law firm TLT for its action to tackle climate change. The firm, which has more than 150 partners and employs around 1,400 people across its six offices, achieved a ‘B’ for good environmental management from CDP,...

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Another top award shortlisting for Osborne Clarke’s ‘game-changing’ Bristol office

February 15, 2024
Another top award shortlisting for Osborne Clarke’s ‘game-changing’ Bristol office

International law firm Osborne Clarke’s state-of-the-art Bristol office, recognised as one of the UK’s most sustainable, is in the running for another prestigious award. Following its shortlisting last year in two categories of the SBID International Design Awards – regarded as among the most coveted accolades for design excellence...

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Clarke Willmott team help get compensation deal for redundant rugby players over the line

February 14, 2024
Clarke Willmott team help get compensation deal for redundant rugby players over the line

Professional rugby players hit by sudden redundancy when their clubs collapsed have won compensation, thanks to specialists in the Bristol office of national law firm Clarke Willmott. The Clarke Willmott team worked alongside the Rugby Players’ Association (RPA) to secure payouts for the players following the failure of Worcester...

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Employee ownership move by Purplefish PR puts its team in control of its future direction

February 14, 2024
Employee ownership move by Purplefish PR puts its team in control of its future direction

Bristol-based communications and marketing firm Purplefish has become the city’s first PR agency to be owned by its employees. Director Joanna Randall, who formed the business in 2012, has sold 100% of its shares to a new employee ownership trust (EOT). As part of the transition, a new board...

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‘Accessible, personable and quick to respond’: Thrings lands prestigious award for its work with the NFU

February 14, 2024
‘Accessible, personable and quick to respond’: Thrings lands prestigious award for its work with the NFU

Law firm Thrings, which has an office in Bristol, has been recognised by the National Farmers Union (NFU) for its “comprehensive advice” and “consistent excellent service” to the agriculture sector. The firm is this year’s winner of the prestigious Tim Sell Excellence Award, which acknowledges the outstanding work of...

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Simpson Millar strengthens its national education law team with double Bristol appointment

February 14, 2024
Simpson Millar strengthens its national education law team with double Bristol appointment

National law firm Simpson Millar has expanded its public law division with the appointment of solicitors Bethany Parr and Ffion Davies, based in its Bristol office. Both have joined the firm’s national education law team amid a major increase in its caseload helping children and young people with special...

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Prestigious global award for Bristol engineer who helped power a worldwide wind energy revolution

February 12, 2024

Bristol green energy champion Andrew Garrad has received one of the world’s top engineering awards for his groundbreaking work on wind turbine design. Andrew, chairman and co-founder of GL Garrad Hassan, the world’s leading renewable energy consultancy, was this week presented with The 2024 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering...

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